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  • Conversion: Finding his way to Judaism

    December 19, 2012 | 4:26 pm

    Unlike many conversion stories, Michael Hudson’s does not begin with romantic love. Instead, it was inspired by a radio show.

    Hudson, 57, who converted to Judaism in 1994, used to listen to a radio program called “Religion on the Line,” hosted by author, speaker and now Jewish...

  • BBI and UJ join up to forge a home for pluralistic Judaism in landmark merger

    By Julie G Fax

    March 22, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The University of Judaism (UJ) and Brandeis-Bardin Institute (BBI), two Southern California institutions that for the last 60 years have educated and inspired Jews of all ages and affiliations -- and that have both at times struggled through financial and leadership troubles -- this...
  • Mind, Body and Soul

    By Carin Davis

    March 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    What do women want? Happiness, family and to shed those last 10 pounds. Women can learn how to accomplish all this and more at an educational conference produced by women and designed to meet the needs and wants of women.

    "Exercising Your Mind; Minding Your Body," the fourth annual...

  • A Beautiful Mind

    By Rob Eshman

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Acuity, passion, the ability to hold several conflicting ideas at the same time, a wide-ranging and detailed understanding of the world we live in, and an ability to articulate a broad intellectual and moral vision -- watching Bill Clinton last Monday night at the Universal...

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  • A Different Standard

    By Julie G Fax

    November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Ask Mimi Feigelson a simple question, you don't get a simple answer.

    "So how do you like L.A.?" I ask, as we sit down for coffee and pastries at a Pico-Robertson cafe, thinking this is just the warm-up for the real questions.

    But for Feigelson, a visiting lecturer in rabbinics...

  • The Circuit

    By Michael Aushenker

    November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Designing Women

    Haute couture was en vogue at the Women's International Zionist Organization Los Angeles annual membership luncheon, held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. Hanna Rubinstein chaired the event. Following a fashion show by Beverly Hills boutique Votre Nam,...

  • The New Face of the UJ

    By Tom Tugend

    November 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Sitting in his sunny Bel Air hilltop office, the president of the University of Judaism (UJ), Dr. Robert Wexler, is in a cheerful mood.

    A high-profile lecture series of top American and Israeli personalities is generating national attention and an unexpected financial bonanza. The...

  • The Human Element

    May 25, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Ten years ago, Tracee Rosen was a banker. Rick Flom was practicing law, and Carla Howard was making documentary videos. Amy Bolton was studying neuropsychology at Haverford College. John Crites-Borak wasn't Jewish. Mark Borovitz had just completed his parole.

    Last Tuesday, they all...

  • A Unique University

    By Beverly Gray

    January 21, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    The University of Judaism is not easy to categorize. Unique among this country's Jewish institutions of higher learning, it combines an undergraduate college, a graduate school of education, an MBA program, a long list of continuing education offerings, two nationally renowned think...

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